Fake News part 1

There has been a lot of fuss in recent years about the so-called “fake news,” as if this is a new development. Governments and religions have been blatantly lying since forever, and many things written as fiction somehow got accepted as “truth.”

Once the printing presses arrived, the problem exploded exponentially, and, since it is not illegal to publish lies, publishers had a field day, conveniently claiming their “news” was “entertainment” when challenged. So Elvis swims with the Loch Ness monster.

Anyway, the supermarket checkout aisles are stacked with examples of “fake news” which is never condemned, so this is a series of such covers. They’re not current, lest someone accuse me of spreading fake news.

Fake news

Fake news

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